Looks at life in Russia shortly before the disintegration of the Soviet Union from the perspective of a Moscow teenager named Alec. Discusses the ethnic diversity of the Soviet Union, the 15 different republics and the challenge of creating a market system and democracy. Discovers Alec's love of rock music, the importance of literature and warm friendships in his culture and how uncertain times affect a teenager's life. Topic: Soviet Union
byBrüggen, Ernst, Freiherr von der, 1840-1903; Sandwith, M
External growth.--Internal struggles.--Finances.--Industries.--The centre. The nobility.--The peasant.--Church and morals.--Poverty and famine.--The middle classes.--The European frontier provinces.--Colonies and world-power.--The institution of provincial assemblies.--Bureaucracy.--Questions of constitution Topic: Soviet Union
"Observation on the tactics of socialists in the struggle against Bolshevism (extracts from a letter to Martov)" The thoughts of one of the earliest Russian Marxists on the Soviet revolution. HX312 Topic: Socialism -- Soviet Union. Communism -- Soviet Union.
Foreword, by Walter Duranty.--Introduction, by Charles-Edward A. Winslow.--pt. 1. Harry's letters.--pt. 2. Rebecca's journal.--pt. 3. Conclusion Topics: Communism -- Soviet Union, Soviet Union -- Social conditions